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way through nearly 30 years in prison to become his country's first democratic elected president. >> he no longer belongs to us, he belongs to the ages. >> don't call me. i'll call you. >> to his magnetic sense of humor, mandela was loved by everyone. from world leaders to celebrities. when he visited the u.s., areeth that franklin sang to him. tonight she's with us sharing her special memories only on "nightline." >> this special edition of "nightline," nelson mandela, a man who changed the [s[man] no one told her,right?a. [son]hi! [mom screams] >>> this is a special edition of "nightline." nelson mandela, a man who changed the world. >> good evening and thanks for joining us. i'm dan abrahams. nelson mandela's face is one of the most recognizable in the world. and tonight in south africa this symbol of racial equality died at the age of 95. from boxer to advocate, prisoner to peace prize winner, it seemed mandela was always fighting for a cause greater than himself. as reactions pour in from around the globe it's clear that his legacy as a champion of human rights, equality and
. on february 11th, 1990. the world rejoiced. he worked with his former enemy to move toward free elections and the end of apartheid. he and frederik willem de klerk were jointly awarded the nobel peace prize in 1993 and the following year this, the world again looked on in wonder and joy as millions of black south africans lined up to vote for the first time. nelson mandela was elected president in a landslide. >> so help me god. >> reporter: a few months later at his inauguration attended by scores of world leaders, he declared a new era for his beloved country. >> never again shall it be that this beautiful land will again experience the oppression of one by another. >> reporter: terry moran, abc news. >> now what happens next is nelson mandela's body has already been moved to the hospital. he will be given a state funeral. not only that, but all of the flags will be at half staff until the funeral is over. there's a ten-day mourning period for south africans, which obviously starts now. >> just amazing. it's a life that goes beyond anything a book or hollywood could ever make up. truly
election. and mandela became south africa's first black president. >> we are all south africans. we have had a good fight. but now, this is a time to heal the old wounds and to build a new south africa. >> reporter: after ruling for five years -- >> africa. >> reporter: -- nelson mandela passed the torch to the next generation and became an elder statesman to the world. a fighter. a visionary. the voice of his people. and a moral compass for us all. >> i am the product of africa. and her long cherished dream, of a rebirth that can now be realized. so that all of her children may play in the sun. >> his life, dedicated to that dream. abc's christiane amanpour joins us now. you covered the struggle in south africa. his early days as president. one of the points you make, is he kept the country together in a time it could easily have been torn apart. >> absolutely. in fact, his people say that it is a miracle that they pulled off that first election. just as he came out of prison, there was still terrible violence from the apartheid, the zulus from the extremist white parties. there were ki
a tumultuous runup to the elections. knowing where he was going and being a very steady hand and voice of reason through what was a very turbulent time in the runup to the election. >> voice of reason, stan greenberg. you worked with him during his election. for a man who became known for the power of forgiveness and reconciliation. as a politician, he also had something of a ruthless streak. >> absolutely. he had clear goals. one of the thing that ran through was the desire to make sure there was racially inclusive politics. there were strong strands within the anc, within south africa, that were centered on black consciousness. he was intent on having an election with mandate that reduced their role. he focused on, as you know, the pan african congress, polling 2% or 3% of the poll. historically, they played a big role in africa and the liberation struggle. he wanted to use the election to send a message this would be an inclusive country. >> and jendayi frazer. talking about the relationship with people he didn't necessarily get along with. we know f.w. de klerk. they shared a nobel
's cast their ballot in the first democratic election. >> this morning applause for the first black voter in history. >> reporter: mandela became the country's president, the first elected by all its people. >> we are all south africans. we have had a good fight, but now this is a time to heal the old wounds and to build a new south africa. >> reporter: after ruling for five years, nelson mandela passed the torch to the next generation and became an elder statesman to the world, a fighter, a visionary, the voice of his people and a moral compass for us all. >> a moral compass and robin roberts joins us. robin, you were there so many times, talked to his family members. >> several times, the first time ten years ago with my family. we actually went to robben island and stood in his cell and we couldn't father um what it must have been like for him to spend all of those years. on one of my trips talking to his second wife winnie in their home and talking with such passion about the early years and the struggle against apartheid and saying even then he had a bold vision and when i spoke to g
and was elected president in the first free election. a triumph was the 2010 world cup played in south africa. the 91-year-old mandela, fought for years to host the cup appeared on the pitch. in his later years he was in and out of the hospital and nufd his home village to be closer to family. his influence never waned, hosting visitors including first lady michelle obama. nelson mandela became a living symbol of freedom. the strength of the human spirit. and moments ago president obama spoke about mandela. >> he drew for words spoken at president abraham lincoln's death bed >> he achieved more that be can be expected of any man, today, he's gone home, we've lost one of the most influential he and pro foundly good human beings any of us will share time with on earth. >> he no longer belongs to us. but to the ages. >> president obama plans to travel to south africa to attend the memorial service. the bay area is mourning the loss of bay area have given me and my delegation hope to continue farther >> thousands cheered when he spoke in 1990. mandela visited shortly after being released from pri
until the transit union completes its leadership election which begins tomorrow. according to the "contra costa times", the young president is facing a charge from opponent whose consider her too moderate. >> a serious contender to the race to unseat oakland mayor, district four council woman schaaf filed papers to rain money for the campaign. she was born and raised in oakland and worked positive jerry brown when he was mayor and former council member. a president found is more popular than the mayor in the direct and two-thirds of the people across the city view the mayor unfairly. >> the tables have turned on the commission that voted to revoke city college of san francisco's accreditation. the "san francisco examiner" reports that the department of education has ordered the acreditting contribution to make changes to keep their standing. the department says that the commission didn't meet federal requirements in the review of city college and has the appearance of a conflict of interest. city college supporters hoped the commission would be invalidated altogether. >> yo
into the shooting of santa rosa teenager andy lopez she's holding an election this evening but not going as planned. abc7 news reporter wayne freedman is live outside of the memorial auditorium. wayne? >> good morning. the district attorney has a few uninvited guests behind me. these are the protestors. she's asking for campaign funds. they're on the fund asking for an document. it seems there is almost always someone at the andy lopez memorial. this afternoon it was frank size getting on the rally. >> so let her know if she does not do necessary things, that there is no hope from questions how and why seven bullets were pumped into and through a 13-year-old mistaking a replica gun. >> that police officer, the sheriff was shooting at a body in the ground. >> the board of supervisors moved towards putting lapel cameras on sheriff deputies. >> i think this board committed to spending $250,000 for cameras, deputies. $350,000 to form a task force. another $75,000 for town hall meetings. i don't think over half a million dollars is lip service. >> the board looking at purchasing the lot where lopez diee
this man? the bail writer's association announced that retired manager has been unanimously elected to the half fame in cooperstown. he got the a's to a world title in 1989 and will be inducted if july. he is the founder of the animal rescue foundation in walnut creek. ourebis will still play, getting ready for spring try outs. now it is tough to play here. >> it is hard to be a parent watching from the stands. >> the hands thing when you make contact. >> this is how it looks in millbrae, cold enough to freeze some waters on sidewalks and a little on the streets so an area we had to contend with is black ice and highway 24 we had an issue with the high speeds you tend to drive on highway 24 so it is good that everything is thawed and some of it could refreeze. billings, montana, is another push of arctic air coming from edmonton pushing into the deep south where it is raining in atlanta to washington. we have snow to the not but the bum, the storm is over although we have the after effects the form of flight delays. here is how it looks at homes radar and satellite and the air is dr
into the election. the poll shows brown leads g.o.p. with 52 percent of support from california voters. the next closest candidate is former lt. governor with 11 percent. the governor has not officially announced whether he plans on running for re-election but he is widely expected to run. >> very cold out there this morning. lisa? >> good morning, we have dropped to 19 degrees in napa with san francisco at 42 and freeze warning through tomorrow with san francisco milder but pacifica is in the low 30's and freezing temperatures from hair, mountain view, san carlos and below freezing in san jose and fremont. san ramon, livermore, 25 and 28. today, the coldest morning by far all across the bay area and we will see temperatures stay in the 30's with morning lows tomorrow a few degrees warmer but, city, in the 20's inland and near freezing around the bay and saturday morning we will have a winter mention with higher elevation snow an the bay and the weekend, not were of a warm-up. >> we have a brand new problem northbound 280 at ray street you will find on the shoulder, involving a big rig and a veh
will have to wait until the union completes the leadership election tomorrow. >> the west contra costa county school board is working on new bullying policies after an emergency meeting with parents last night. a tran gender student spoke up about being bullied at high school after her fight was caught on video. the board agree that existing policies are not enforced across the district so they are giving themselves 40 to 45 days to develop if you policies. >> it came to a point where i wanted to physically hurt myself. >> i take responsibility for that. i am sorry. >> the school district called the emergency board meeting after parents come-- >> and now a city councilwoman schaaf has raised paperwork for run for mayor. she worked for jerry brown and a former city council man and is more popular than the mayor in the district. >> the tables have turned on the commission that voted to revoke the accreditation of city college, with the department of education now ordering the commission for community and junior colleges to make changes to keep their standing. the department says that the
. that action may have to wait until the transit union completes their leader election which begins tomorrow. >> the tails have turned on the commission that voted to revoke the accreditation of city college. the department of education has ordered the commission for community colleges to make changes to keep their standing. the department says that the commission did not meet federal requirements in their review of city college and have the appearance of a conflict of interest. city check supporters hoped the commission would be invalidated altogether. aa serious contender to unseat oakland mayor with a district has filed papers to run for mayor. she, worked for jerry brown. is far more popular than the mayor in the district. two-thirds of the people across the city view the mayor unfairbly. schaaf will unveil the crime fighting plan next year. >> we will turn it over to leyla gulen for the weather. >> you will need extra layers today as we look at the cameras. it is clear. but you can see the camera is bowsing up-and-down because we have gusty winds. here is a look at the winds as we look
and felt nervous celebrating the first mass after being elected pontiff. >> who won't? >> you don't want to mess with the pope because he'll throw you out of there. >> anonymous people are leaving giant tips. >> two have been left in san francisco restaurants we have a receipt to show you last month, you can see a $1500 tip on there signed simply tips for jesus. the bartender, bus boy and hostess were tipped out the bulk went to the waiter. >> he was thrilled because that doesn't happen often. a 300% tip is unique. >> two months ago a server at tacolicious received a $1,000 tip the bill was only $152. owner says nobody can remember who left tip but since they share their tips among the staff, everybody was pretty happy. >> yes. a thousand dollars at a taco place? huge. >> spencer christian is on assignment but sandhya patel is tracking it for us. >> yes. i'm tracking the winter-like chill. clear skies but it's going to start to feel like winter. expecting freezing cold conditions going under a freeze warning at 2:00 a.m 20s expected overnight you know the drill protect your pets, pipes
christie. 19 percent see him unfairbly. christie woman re-election as until's governor last month and he has hinted he could run for president in 2016. who doesn't want to get out of bed? >> absolutely. now, the north bay, cartinez straights, keep the petness if you can, the plants covered, if not, bring them inside until 9:00 this morning. we still have some threatening weather with temperatures in the 20's. all of us tonight but for san francisco, notice this starts at 9:00 tonight, it will cool when the sun drops through 9:00 tomorrow morning and freezing temperatures to the coast. the pets and the plants and pipes are at risk but, also, you could be. check out these peoples: our afternoon highs are flirting with the upper 40's to low 50's from seven to 11 degrees cooler unanimous normal. there will be another cold night in store and chilled sunshine tomorrow and winter mix on friday and saturday. sue? >> notwithstandings. we have ice reported in san mateo area northbound 280 a high overcrossing bridge by the minute stone house use travel through the san mateo and crystal springs area
and then lost the presidential election to him. he paid his tribute at the end saying tata, we will miss you, using the african term for father, recognizing that nelson mandela is the father of his country. there is expected to be a funeral in a week. he'll lie in state. diane? >> terry moran reporting in from london tonight. "good morning america" co-anchor, robin roberts joins once again. we were talking about his smile, his vitality. he loved food. he loved dance. he loved music. he loved american movies. >> he loved it all. primarily he loved his children. it was so hard for him to be away and both of his wives that i talked to expressed that and how difficult and that's why he wanted so much family time when he was released from prison after all those years. on one of my recent visits, it was one when they received the bid for the world cup. unfortunately, nelson mandela was not able to go as they thought, so i sat down with graca machel, again married on his 80th birthday, many would say the truth love of his life and i asked her the lasting impact, the powerful impact of her husband.
in the presidential elections. we're trying to look at the politician and his impact on american politics. >> not to take away his accomplishments, but the country is still plagued by problems. economic and racial. >> they're coming together for mandela. you have xik enequality. social inequality. 40% unemployment among young blacks. they know this moment is time for reflection on what they need to do. >> it's a time for them to unite. george will have much more on all of this later this morning on abc's "this week." >> thanks, again, to george. >>> this morning, we're hearing from a college football star, jameis winston for the first time since news that prosecutors will not be pressing sexual assault charges against him. he is now speaking out. abc's gio benitez is here with more. good morning. >> reporter: good morning to you. for weeks, many wondered if the sexual assault investigation was made public to hurt his chances of winning the heisman. he's speaking out. >> i gotta get more mature. i have to get better in everything i do. >> reporter: jameis winston speaking out for the first
center, a former biographer and a former officer who oversaw their first democratic elections in 1994. don't miss "this week" coming up with george stephanopoulos right here at 8:00 on abc7. former presidents will attend tuesday's massive memorial service in south africa. this as family and friends pay tribute to south africa's national hero. here's byron pits. >> it represents the rain dough of this country. he was the last. >> reporter: nelson mandela would be laid to rest in grand style. tuesday a mel oracle service like the world has never seen. some 95,000 people packed inside the fnb stadium. wednesday through friday the former president will lie in state in the legislative capital. next sunday he will be lid it rest in the small village of his boyhood near the cape. those closest to mandelacy they will miss the closest things. the closest friend and lawyer remembers his friend's consideration even at the hospital these last months. he sid george make sure you take the jacket with you, don't leave it behind. for a man who was critical, to be concerned about my jacket, says somet
fully democratic elections in 1994. don't miss "this week" coming up with george stephanopoulos right here at 8:00 on abc7. former presidents will attend tuesday's massive memorial service in south africa. this, as family and friends pay tribute to south africa's national hero. here's byron pits. >> it represents the rainbow of this country. he was the last -- >> reporter: nelson mandela will be laid to rest in grand style. tuesday a memorial service like the world has never seen. some 95,000 people packed inside the fnb stadium. wednesday through friday the former president will lie in state in the legislative capital. next sunday mandela will be laid to rest in the small village of his boyhood near the cape. those closest to mandela say they will miss the simple things. his closest friend and lawyer remembers his friend's consideration even at the hospital these last months. he said, george, make sure you take the jacket with you, don't leave it behind. for a man who was critical, to be concerned about my jacket says something about this man. in the last several months a number of f
retired manager tony la russa is one of five people elected to the hall of fame in cooperstown. he managed the oakland a's and st. louis cardinals to three world championships. not exactly baseball weather today, mike. >>> no. we played over the weekend, at least my kid did. sat in the cold and watched him play. temperature 19 in novato to 39 in san ramon. another freeze warning tonight. leyla. >>> we have heavy backups. 44 minutes now to get to between antioch and concord due to this now-canceled sigalert at bailly road. still lots of red. plenty of brake lights. this crash at >>> good morning, america. it's 8:00 a.m. getting ready to hustle. pradly cooper turns back time in a had the new role. and this morning, he explains those curlers. right here. live. >>> tom hanks transforms into the man who brought mary poppins to life. now the superstar reveals how he's dealing with a very personal challenge. >>> and garth brooks takes over times square. the song you have never heard him sing. only here. as we say -- ♪ good morning america >>> i am so happy right now. garth brooks being here. wh
elect to lead the nypd. he served as police commissioner under rudy giuliani in the mid-1990s. >>> and fast food workers here in the u.s. in some 100 cities, walking off the job today. in so doing, demanding higher pay. they want $15 an hour and the right to unionize. some experts warn if the workers get what they want, menu prices at those restaurants could rise by as much as 20%. >>> and forestry officials in arizona are being fined more than $500,000 in connection with the deaths of those 19 elite firefighters last summer. investigators say that the forestry division disregarded rules and placed the protection of property above firefighters' safety. >>> and the pregnancy rate among american women has dropped to a near-record low. a new government report has found a major drop, in fact, in teen pregnancies. >>> and speaking of pregnancies, take a look at this. one mom in sacramento, delivering identical triplets, born, by the way, without the use of fertility drugs. the odds of that happening, one in a million or should we say, three in a million. >>> and a stunning sight fo
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